School is officially in session, at least in Ascension Parish. That means 20,000 students will be on buses and in cars morning and afternoon heading to and from class. So being extra cautious on the roads is more important than ever.
State wildlife officials and south Louisiana residents agreed Tuesday night that removing the protected status of coastal black bears will help to maintain the bear population and protect neighborhoods.
A 17-year-old from Lafayette is recovering in the hospital after he fell from a balcony early this morning. It happened while he was vacationing in Orange Beach, Alabama, which is where another Louisiana teen died less than a month ago.